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Singer Joe Cocker Dies At Age 70

Monday, December 22, 2014

Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer famous for hit songs such as "Feelin' Alright" and "Up Where We Belong," has died, his management agency says.

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Milwaukee Prosecutor Won't Seek Charges In Police Shooting

Monday, December 22, 2014

Officer Christopher Manney was attempting to frisk Dontre Hamilton when he woke up and grabbed the officer's baton. Manney shot Hamilton 14 times.

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Tunisian Election Puts Former Regime Figure In Presidency

Monday, December 22, 2014

Nearly four years after the Arab Spring began, Tunisian voters elected Beji Caid Essebsi, a veteran of the country's autocratic regimes.

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NYC Police Deaths: Details On Suspect; Rift Between Mayor And Police

Monday, December 22, 2014

New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says tensions in the city are at their worst since the 1970s. He spoke two days after Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot and killed two police officers in New York.

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Calling U.S. A 'Cesspool,' North Korea Warns Against Escalation

Monday, December 22, 2014

North Korea's National Defense Commission, which is headed by the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, said its military was ready to fight America "in all war spaces including cyber warfare space."

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Supreme Court Clears Way For Same-Sex Marriages In Florida

Friday, December 19, 2014

The Supreme Court declined to extend a stay on a ruling by U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle, who said in August that Florida's 2008 ban is unconstitutional. The stay expires in January.

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CEO Says Sony Pictures 'Did Not Capitulate,' Is Exploring Options

Friday, December 19, 2014

Melissa Block talks to Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton about the cyber attack against his company and the cancellation of the Christmas Day release of The Interview.

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Obama Says 'James Flacco.' The Internet Says, Thank You

Friday, December 19, 2014

It was an honest mistake. But when President Obama said "James Flacco" when referring to James Franco — on a Friday before the holidays, no less — the slip was eagerly received online.

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St. Louis Grand Jury Heard Witnesses Who Lied, Prosecutor Says

Friday, December 19, 2014

Weeks after he announced a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in Michael Brown's death, prosecutor Robert McCulloch explains some of his own decisions in the case.

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Instagram Is Now Valued At $35 Billion By Citigroup Analysts

Friday, December 19, 2014

Less than three years ago, Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion. The photo-sharing service is said to have more than 300 million users.

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Two Of Colorado's Neighbors Sue State Over Marijuana Law

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed a lawsuit against Colorado with the U.S. Supreme Court, saying that its law legalizing marijuana isn't constitutional.

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Once Written Off, Kepler Telescope Finds New Planet

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Kepler space telescope, which cost some $600 million, was feared to be at the end of its useful life in 2013. But NASA says it just found another exoplanet.

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'Team America' Is Benched: Won't Return To Theaters, Reports Say

Thursday, December 18, 2014

One day after some U.S. theaters vowed to screen Team America: World Police in the place of The Interview, whose release was canceled, word has emerged that Team America has also been pulled.

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In List Of Changes For Secret Service, A New Fence Comes First

Thursday, December 18, 2014

An independent review panel calls for changes ranging from a better fence at the White House to a new approach to training and leadership within the Secret Service.

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S.C. Judge Says 1944 Execution Of 14-Year-Old Boy Was Wrong

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

In her ruling, Circuit Judge Carmen Mullen wrote that she found that "fundamental, Constitutional violations of due process exist in the 1944 prosecution of George Stinney, Jr."

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U.S. Officials Believe North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The recent attack on Sony Pictures' computer network that resulted in a flood of confidential data has its origins in North Korea, U.S. intelligence officials say.

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Satanist And Christian Holiday Displays To Go Up At Michigan Capitol

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The situation has brought controversy — and energized Christians who realized that a planned Nativity scene was in danger of being canceled.

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Obama Issues 12 Pardons, Commutes 8 Sentences

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

President Obama commuted the prison sentences of eight people who were convicted of drug-related crimes Wednesday, in a move that also saw 12 presidential pardons issued.

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'Clifford The Big Red Dog' Creator Bridwell Dies At 86

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

More than 50 years after he came up with a story about a huge dog, author Norman Bridwell has died. In 2012, Bridwell told NPR he had been shocked when his idea was accepted for publication.

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Cows Remain At Large After Breakout At Idaho Meat Plant

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Cows were running free in Pocatello, Idaho, Tuesday, following in the hooves of a feisty heifer that escaped from a meat packing plant Friday.

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